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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE SUPERIOR
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MARQUETTE MI
402 AM EST THU FEB 4 2016

.SYNOPSIS...A 30.2 INCH HIGH PRESSURE RIDGE WILL MOVE ACROSS LAKE
SUPERIOR TODAY. AS THE RIDGE SHIFTS TO THE LOWER GREAT LAKES
TONIGHT...A 30.2 INCH LOW PRESSURE TROUGH WILL MOVE ACROSS LAKE
SUPERIOR. ANOTHER LOW PRESSURE TROUGH OF 30.0 INCHES WILL THEN DROP
SOUTH ACROSS LAKE SUPERIOR FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY MORNING. IN ITS
WAKE...HIGH PRESSURE OF 30.4 INCHES WILL BUILD OVER NORTHERN ONTARIO
SATURDAY. AS THE HIGH SHIFTS TO QUEBEC SUNDAY...LOW PRESSURE OF 29.8
INCHES WILL DROP INTO THE UPPER GREAT LAKES...CROSSING UPPER MICHIGAN
SUNDAY NIGHT BEFORE REMAINING NEARLY STATIONARY OVER MICHIGAN THROUGH
MONDAY.

LSZ162-041715-
LAKE SUPERIOR WEST OF A LINE FROM SAXON HARBOR WI TO GRAND
PORTAGE MN BEYOND 5NM-
402 AM EST THU FEB 4 2016 /302 AM CST THU FEB 4 2016/

.EARLY THIS MORNING...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. ISOLATED
SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO
CALM TO 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES CALM TO 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING WEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING EAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF
SNOW. WAVES BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BACKING NORTH. A CHANCE OF
SNOW. WAVES BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.

NOTE...WAVE HEIGHT FORECASTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

$$

LSZ263-041715-
LAKE SUPERIOR FROM SAXON HARBOR WI TO UPPER ENTRANCE TO PORTAGE
CANAL MI 5NM OFF SHORE TO THE US/CANADIAN BORDER INCLUDING ISLE
ROYALE NATIONAL PARK-
402 AM EST THU FEB 4 2016

.EARLY THIS MORNING...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. ISOLATED SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING
TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BACKING WEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO
CALM TO 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST
15 TO 25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING NORTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO
2 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS VEERING SOUTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET...THEN
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
FREEZING SPRAY. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET.

NOTE...WAVE HEIGHT FORECASTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

$$

LSZ264-041715-
LAKE SUPERIOR FROM UPPER ENTRANCE TO PORTAGE CANAL TO MANITOU
ISLAND MI 5NM OFF SHORE TO THE US/CANADIAN BORDER-
402 AM EST THU FEB 4 2016

.EARLY THIS MORNING...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. ISOLATED SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BACKING SOUTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO
2 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 20 TO
30 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE EVENING...
THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES BUILDING TO
3 TO 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BACKING WEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO
CALM TO 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS VEERING WEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING
SOUTHEAST 20 TO 30 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES
BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW...THEN
SNOW LIKELY. WAVES BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO
3 TO 6 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET...THEN BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FEET.

$$

LSZ265-041715-
LAKE SUPERIOR WEST OF LINE FROM MANITOU ISLAND TO MARQUETTE MI
BEYOND 5NM FROM SHORE-
402 AM EST THU FEB 4 2016

.EARLY THIS MORNING...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. ISOLATED
SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TODAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BACKING SOUTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. ISOLATED SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO
2 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
15 TO 25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 10 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST
15 TO 25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING...THEN SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES BUILDING
TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 10 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE MORNING...
THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES BUILDING TO
2 TO 4 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS VEERING SOUTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FEET...THEN
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 20 TO
30 KNOTS. SNOW SHOWERS. FREEZING SPRAY. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 3 TO
5 FEET...THEN BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FEET.

$$

LSZ266-041715-
LAKE SUPERIOR EAST OF A LINE FROM MANITOU ISLAND TO MARQUETTE MI
AND WEST OF A LINE FROM GRAND MARAIS MI TO THE US/CANADIAN BORDER
BEYOND 5NM FROM SHORE-
402 AM EST THU FEB 4 2016

.EARLY THIS MORNING...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. SCATTERED
SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BACKING SOUTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. ISOLATED SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO
2 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
15 TO 25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING...THEN SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES BUILDING
TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 10 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET...THEN BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS VEERING NORTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS VEERING EAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET...
THEN BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES
BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 20 TO
30 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS...THEN SNOW SHOWERS. FREEZING
SPRAY. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET...THEN BUILDING TO 5 TO
8 FEET.

$$

LSZ267-041715-
LAKE SUPERIOR FROM GRAND MARAIS MI TO WHITEFISH POINT MI 5NM OFF
SHORE TO THE US/CANADIAN BORDER-
402 AM EST THU FEB 4 2016

.EARLY THIS MORNING...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. SCATTERED SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TODAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BACKING SOUTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO
2 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 15 TO
25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING...THEN SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES BUILDING
TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY IN
THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS INCREASING TO
20 TO 30 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING...THEN SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET...THEN BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO
25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SNOW SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS VEERING EAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET...
THEN BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. FREEZING SPRAY. A CHANCE
OF SNOW. WAVES BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6
FEET.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BACKING NORTH. A CHANCE OF
SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET...THEN BUILDING TO
3 TO 6 FEET.

$$

LSZ261-041715-
MAFOR 0410/
SUPERIOR WEST 11600 13510 11620 11720 12730. SCATTERED SNOW
SHOWERS THROUGH EARLY EVENING TONIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

SUPERIOR NORTH CENTRAL 11710 11700 11600 11500 11520 11517 11737
11730. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS LATE TODAY AND TONIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 4
FEET.

SUPERIOR SOUTH CENTRAL 11720 11710 11600 11500 12510 11630 11740.
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS FROM LATE EVENING ON TONIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 4
FEET.

SUPERIOR EAST 12810 11800 11600 11500 11520 11527 11637.
SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS THIS MORNING. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS THIS
EVENING. WAVES 1 TO 4 FEET.

$$

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